Delhi Dynamos FC (DDFC) is one of the first eight teams to contest in the Indian Super League. This Indian professional football club is installed in Delhi.
The home ground for the Dynamos, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, has a capacity of 60,000 seats, designed and constructed to meet the international standards for stadiums set by the AFC, FIFA and IAAF.
With the emerging ambit of progress for sports other than cricket in the country, the All India Football Federation along with IMG–Reliance, Star Sports launched the Indian Super League on 21 October 2013.
The birth of Delhi Dynamos tagged along the lines of the origin of the league, with its first play being in the very first season of the Indian Super League. Currently owned by United States-based ship recycling company GMS Inc., the first bidding of Delhi franchise was announced to be won by the DEN Networks.
Trajectory in the ISL
Having played all the seasons of the league, the Dynamos are definitely paving their way to the ISL title. They have maintained a proficiency of joining the semi-finalists for consecutively two years; the best of them being the 2016 Indian Super League overthrowing Mumbai City FC for the third place.
With Josep Gombau directing the pure talents of Dynamos, fans are anticipating for a win from the team in the forthcoming season of the ISL.
Delhi has proved its efficiency time and again proving itself to be a strong contender among the lot. With no intentions of disappointment, the Dynamos will render their best in the 2018 ISL as well.
Although, Delhi has managed to uphold its reputation as a strong contender since the inception of the league, last year the Dynamos saw a major fall back with only qualifying for the quarters, losing to Pune City and finishing last in the ISL points table.
Major Players for the ISL 2018
Stepping into its 5th year of establishment, the club will be led by former Barcelona youth coach Josep Gombau, under whose tutelage the side will be eyeing their first ISL title. With the Serbian forward Andrija Kaluderovic in the team, Gombau is confident that Kaluderovic can replicate his past form in the ISL. The team comprises of some of the best talents like Pritam Kotal, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Narayan Das, and more.